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The Virginia Room Digital Collection includes photographs, oral histories, books, pamphlets and finding aids to items in the Virginia Room Collection. Continue to check back for new additions.

Browse Items (10 total)

PS 272 RRE Employees.jpg
Composite photograph of Roanoke Railway & Electric Company/Safety Motor Transit Corporation employees. Pictured are: R.M. Pendleton, L.O. Kesler, R.C. Richards, R.B. Crider, B.F. Spencer, E.R. Mitchell, J.W. Hale, E.H. Hammersley, R.C. Nimmo, T.H.…

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PC 125.0 Roanoke Electric Railway.jpg
"Roanoke Electric Railway Offices and Waiting Room, Roanoke, Virginia."

RREC21 Utility Wagon.jpg
A utility wagon of the Roanoke Railway & Electric Company and its companion mule.

RREC18 Roanoke Railway & Electric.jpg
Roanoke Railway & Electric Company Walnut Avenue Steam Plant. In front of the plant is the old streetcar barn

RREC12 Mill Mountain.jpg
A panoramic view showing Mill Mountain looming over the Walnut Avenue Steam Plant of the Roanoke Railway & Electric Company.

RREC11 Line Crew.jpg
Line Crew of the Roanoke Railway and Electric Company. From left are: Jim Payne (foreman), unidentified, Stannoke Maxey (lineman), last two unidentified.

Underwood 31 Roanoke Railway & Electric.jpg
Aerial view of Roanoke Railway & Electric Company's hydroelectric plant

Underwood 30 Roanoke Railway & Electric.jpg
Aerial view of Roanoke Railway & Electric Company's power station, substation, car barn and shops.

Underwood 29 Roanoke Railway & Electric.jpg
Aerial view of Roanoke Railway & Electric Company's power station, substation, car barn and shops.

Davis 63.22 Streetcar.jpg
Two unidentified employees of Roanoke Railway and Electric stand atop a streetcar at terminal.
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